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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 4:33 p.m.

100 years ago: Woodrow Wilson appears to have the election in hand

The Spokane Daily Chronicle put out a late-night extra edition blaring the news: President Woodrow Wilson appeared to be winning reelection and his party, the Democrats, remained in control of …


100 years ago in Spokane: Republicans decry re-election of congressman who opposed war

President Woodrow Wilson asked voters to elect a Democratic Congress, but Spokane’s Republicans had a particularly critical response to that, since it would mean re-electing a “disloyal man” and a …


100 years in Spokane: City converts hotel to flu hospital as cases mount; both congressional candidates ill

City health officials were converting the Lion Hotel on South Lincoln Street in to a temporary Spanish flu hospital.


100 years ago in Spokane: J. Stanley Webster wins primary to take on Congressman C.C. Dill who opposed declaring war

Judge J. Stanley Webster won the 1918 Republican primary in the race to represent Eastern Washington in Congress and incumbent C.C. Dill, who opposed the United States’ entry into World …


100 years ago in Spokane: American troops and supplies must move quicker to World War I front to stop victory by Germany, says Sen. C.C. Dill

Congressman C.C. Dill gave a detailed update on the war to his constituents at a People’s Forum in Spokane. He said that England and France had gone long past the …


100 years ago in Spokane: Democratic Party chairman gets death threat after criticizing congressman who opposed war declaration

The Spokane County Democratic Party chairman received a death threat by mail after he criticized U.S. Representative C.C Dill.


100 years ago in Spokane: Rally denounces Congressman C.C. Dill for his vote against declaration of war against Germany

A “patriotically frenzied” throng – the second in two weeks – jammed the Spokane Armory for a mass meeting.